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GREAT PERFORMANCES: Andrea Bocelli @ 60

Airs Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 9 p.m. & Sunday, June 9 at 3:30 p.m. on KPBS TV + June 9 at 6 p.m. on KPBS 2

Andrea Bocelli and Matteo Bocelli. Celebrate the world-renowned tenor with a ...

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Above: Andrea Bocelli and Matteo Bocelli. Celebrate the world-renowned tenor with a concert spotlighting his popular music and opera repertoire including the duet “Fall on Me” performed with his son Matteo along with songs from his new album “Si.”

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In GREAT PERFORMANCES “Andrea Bocelli @ 60,” the world-renowned, four-time Grammy Award-nominated tenor showcases his opera and pop repertoire in a birthday celebration.

From Italy’s ancient Arena di Verona, Bocelli performs timeless arias from “La Bohème,” “La Traviata” and “Il Trovatore;” in addition, Bocelli sings songs from his new album, "Si," at a sunset concert in the picturesque Italian coastal town of Porto Venere. 

Special guests include Dua Lipa, Aida Garifullina and Bocelli’s son Matteo, who joins his father for a special performance of the duet “Fall on Me.”

Fall on Me (Live) - Andrea Bocelli and Matteo Bocelli

Andrea Bocelli and his son Matteo perform "Fall on Me" Live in the Italian coastal town of Porto Venere.

Songs Featured:

  • “If Only” – Andrea Bocelli featuring Dua Lipa
  • “La donna è mobile” – Andrea Bocelli
  • “Fall on Me” – Andrea Bocelli featuring Matteo Bocelli
  • “Ave Maria Pietas” – Andrea Bocelli featuring Aida Garifullina
  • “Di quella pira” – Andrea Bocelli
  • “O soave fanciulla” – Andrea Bocelli
  • “Come un bel dì di Maggio” – Andrea Bocelli
  • “Vivo” – Andrea Bocelli
  • “Un'anima” – Andrea Bocelli
  • “Nessun Dorma” – Andrea Bocelli

This concert marks Andrea Bocelli’s twelfth GREAT PERFORMANCES special.

Photo credit: Courtesy of Mark Seliger

Andrea Bocelli with his mother.

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Credits:

A production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. The Porto Venere Concert is directed and edited by Gaetano Marbioli, and the Arena di Verona concert is directed by Cristian Biondani.

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